VetCAMP 2022

VetCAMP is a 5 day summer camp hosted by the Veterinary Professions Advising Center (VetPAC) at North Carolina State University. Since 2011, this camp has educated students about careers in veterinary medicine and the various opportunities within the field. Camp activities include a tour of the College of Veterinary Medicine, basics of a small animal clinic, hands-on experience with horses, sheep and pigs at the NC State Animal Education Units,  suture and dissection labs, meeting the NC Turtle Rescue Team, learning about NC State majors and more!

VetCAMP 2022 Camp Dates

Week 1 June 27 – July 1
Week 2 July 11 – July 15
Week 3 July 18 – July 22

Application Opens

January 28th – April 8th


Option 1: Day Campers*

  • Day camper rates are $600.00 for the week. This rate includes lab materials, camper shirts/binders/backpacks, transportation, and everyday lunch only.

Option 2: Overnight Campers*

  • Overnight camper rates include the base rate of $600.00 + overnight accommodations + required breakfast package. This total includes lab materials, camper shirts/binders/backpacks, transportation, and everyday lunch, a double or single occupancy room, and breakfast for Monday-Friday.
  • A breakfast package is required for overnight campers at $33.17 for Monday – Friday morning.
  • Overnight accommodations selections
    • Camper rate for a double occupancy room (2 twin XL beds) is an additional $102.99 for 5 nights ($600.00 + $102.99 + $33.17 = $736.16 total)
      • A linen package (2 flat sheets, blanket, pillow, pillowcase, bath towel, 2 wash cloths) can be added for an additional $30.98
    • Camper rate for a single occupancy room (1 full bed) at University Towers is $171.20 for 5 nights ($600.00 + $171.20 + $33.17 = $804.37 total)

*Prices are not final, and have the potential to change

VetCAMP 2022 Schedule


Check out VetCAMP on Instagram- @ncstate_vetcamp

NC State VetCAMP Highlight Film

Application Deadline

Applications for VetCAMP 2021 will open January 28th, 2022 at 9:00am. The application link will be available at the bottom of this webpage beginning January 28th, 2022.

Application Review

VetCAMP applications are reviewed as they are received, and final decisions regarding acceptance will be sent via email to students and parent/guardian emails provided in the application.

Unofficial High School Transcripts must be emailed to

  • For rising 9th graders, please submit their latest report card in place of the High School Transcript

Typically, a maximum of 5 candidates per week are wait listed. In this case, we will contact you by mid May in regards to a final decision.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for this program, the following conditions must be met:

  • Student must be a rising high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior. Rising college freshman are also accepted.
  • Student application must be completed and payment must be received by the deadline (see above).

Application Information

Application tips and requirements:

  • The application cannot be saved and therefore must be completed once started.
  • All fields containing an asterisk must be completed and cannot be left blank.
  • The entire process can take upwards of 30-45 minutes to complete as you will be asked questions about your personal information, academic information, extracurricular information, and required to provide short essays.
  • The application uses a 500 character limit per box that counts the total number of spaces, letters, numbers, and symbols.
  • Applications that surpass the character limit will generate an error code upon submission, and erase all previous answers.
  • You can provide an application fee for more than one week for an additional $25.00 fee. If your availability allows for this option, you may choose to do so and increase your chance of acceptance.

Refund Policy

Application Fee
The VetCAMP application fee is nonrefundable

Camp Fee
VetCAMP camper fees can only be refunded within 15 days of payment. Once the cancellation deadline has passed, no refunds will be issued.

Additional Information

Any additional questions or comments can be sent to

To learn more about VetCAMP and pre-veterinary life at NCSU, sign up to chat with VetPAC during a Howling with CALS session. Prospective families can register here.

The application for VetCAMP 2022 opens January 28th, 2022 at 9:00am